A Defence of Nu-Metal

Over the last few years, nu-metal has become the music industries whipping boy.  Articles like this one, are a common sight on my Twitter feed, while even I have been knowing to throw the occasional barb in its direction.  Yet, is that really fair?  Is nu-metal the giant pile of shit we all like to make it out to be?  No.  No it really bloody isn’t.

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Top 5 Gigs of the Year

Live music is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  Little is more exciting than seeing a band on fire, doing their thing in front of a baying crowd.  Therefore, it has to be said that ranking gigs is always kind of difficult, different bands go for different atmospheres.  However, I am still going to give it a damn good try.

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Sonisphere Review: Friday

Image courtesy of Sonisphere
Image courtesy of Sonisphere

So last weekend was the return of Sonisphere, something I’m sure the majority of rock and metal fans were very happy about.  I managed to make my way to the festival and watch a whole bunch of fantastic (and not so fantastic) bands do their thing, so read on for Ramblings About’s official opinion on everyone we managed to catch at Knebworth.

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